Why You Should Eat Popcorn With Chopsticks – And Other Psychological Tricks To Make Life More Enjoyable
Why You Should Eat Popcorn With Chopsticks – And Other Psychological Tricks To Make Life More Enjoyable
by Robert W. Smith and Ed O'Brien
It happens fast. You crack open a bottle of your favorite drink and put it to your lips. The delicious flavor is nearly…
What Is The Summer Solstice?
What Is The Summer Solstice?
by Stephen Schneider
The summer solstice marks the official start of summer. It brings the longest day and shortest night of the year for…
This Diet May Boost Heart Health, Even With Red Meat
If You Are Wasting Time Looking For Your Keys, Try This Attention Trick
by Brandie Jefferson
New research shows that recent interactions with their environment can guide where people look.
Getting Hot And Sweaty: How Heat And Spice Might Affect Our Appetite
Getting Hot And Sweaty: How Heat And Spice Might Affect Our Appetite
by Andrew Brown
Studies have found consumption of chillies is inversely related to the risk of being overweight or obese.
InnerSelf Newsletter: June 17th, 2018
InnerSelf Newsletter: June 17th, 2018
by InnerSelf Staff
This week we reflect on coming face-to-face with ourselves... on facing our suffering, discovering our intentions,…
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Horoscope Current Week: June 18 to 24, 2018
by Pam Younghans
This weekly astrological journal is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you…
This Father's Day: Let Not The Children Suffer
This Father's Day: Let Not The Children Suffer
by Marie T. Russell, InnerSelf
As I sit down to write this message, today is Father's Day. The day that children honor their fathers. However my…
Synchronicity Is the Language of the Effortless Mind
Synchronicity Is the Language of the Effortless Mind
by Jason Gregory
Our identity, or ego, is the aspect of ourselves that attempts to control and plan our present and future experience.…
This Diet May Boost Heart Health, Even With Red Meat
This Diet May Boost Heart Health, Even With Red Meat
by Amy Patterson Neubert
Adopting a Mediterranean-style eating pattern improves heart health, with or without reducing red meat intake, as long…
When Possessions Are Poor Substitutes For People: Hoarding Disorder And Loneliness
When Possessions Are Poor Substitutes For People: Hoarding Disorder And Loneliness
by Melissa Norberg and Jessica Grisham
A decomposed, mummified body of a man was recently found by forensic cleaners in a Sydney apartment. The apartment’s…
Why Watching Health Symptoms Is Easy, But Finding Causes Is Hard
Why Watching Health Symptoms Is Easy, But Finding Causes Is Hard
by Will J Grant and Rod Lamberts
Everyone knows we should exercise more, drink less, and stop scoffing junk food. Even committed smokers know that…
What Is The Secret Information Hidden In Your Hair?
What Is The Secret Information Hidden In Your Hair?
by Richard Paul
Your hair can say a lot about you. It doesn’t just give people clues about your personality or your taste in music.
How To Manage The Highs And Lows Of Data Overload
How To Manage The Highs And Lows Of Data Overload
by Kyle Murray and Dominic Thomas
The daily fluctuations in the stock market can have a serious emotional impact on people watching their stock…
Restaurants Not Only Feed Us, They Shape Our Food Preferences
Restaurants Not Only Feed Us, They Shape Our Food Preferences
by Michael von Massow, Alfons Weersink, and Bruce Gregory McAdams
Restaurants are playing an increasingly important role in the food culture of North Americans.
To Get Motivated, Reward Yourself Now Rather Than Later
To Get Motivated, Reward Yourself Now Rather Than Later
by Susan Kelley
Immediate rewards may boost motivation more than waiting to reward yourself until the end of a task, according to new…
4 Reasons Fake News Tricks Us And What We Can Do
4 Reasons Fake News Tricks Us And What We Can Do
by Eileen Reynolds
Mounting evidence that social media-friendly “fake news” may have shaped the outcome of the 2016 election has…
A Cardiologist's Healing Method: The Bliss Rx
A Cardiologist Prescribes Bliss: The Bliss Rx
by Kavitha Chinnaiyan, MD
I sat quietly, listening to her pain-filled words. She had just been diagnosed with breast cancer and was in my office…
Pain Is A Given, But Suffering Is Optional
Pain Is A Given, But Suffering Is Optional
by Jeff Eisenberg
Most people who seek out Buddhism think that practice will enable them to eliminate their pain and provide them with a…
Ten Steps to Become Confident in Yourself and Your Dreams
Ten Steps to Become Confident in Yourself and Your Dreams
by Stacey Mayo
One of the main things that stops people from bringing their dreams to fruition is a lack of confidence. When you are…
Animal Pain Is About Communication, Not Just Feeling
Animal Pain Is About Communication, Not Just Feeling
by Mirjam Guesgen
If you watch kids at a local playground, sooner or later one of them will run around and fall face-first to the ground.…
How Native American Food Is Tied To Important Sacred Stories
How Native American Food Is Tied To Important Sacred Stories
by Rosalyn R. LaPier
Fighting to protect salmon habitat, however, is more than just upholding tribal rights.
Why Your Kids Aren't Really Growing Up Quickly
Why Your Kids Aren't Really Growing Up Quickly
by Keith Payne
The truth is that my favorite Father’s Day gift this year has been the gift of time.
For Those Who Would Save the Earth, Boldness Has Genius, Power and Magic
For Those Who Would Save the Earth, Boldness Has Genius, Power and Magic
by David Brower with Steve Chapple
"Until one is committed there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back, always ineffectiveness. Concerning all acts of…
Why Certainty Is Good For Romance
Why Certainty Is Good For Romance
by Sandra Knispel
Uncertainty about a potential romantic partner’s interest in you may lead you to see the person as less sexually…
In Defense Of Wasps: Why Squashing Them Comes With A Sting In The Tale
In Defense Of Wasps: Why Squashing Them Comes With A Sting In The Tale
by Seirian Sumner and Ryan Brock
They are one of the most unwelcome signs of summer. Buzzing through beer gardens, attacking innocent picnics, wasps…
Why Poverty Is Rising Faster In Suburbs Than In Cities
Why Poverty Is Rising Faster In Suburbs Than In Cities
by Scott W. Allard
According to a May 2018 report from the Pew Research Center, since 2000, suburban counties have experienced sharper…
Take Your Power Back
How You Can Take Your Power Back After You've Given It Away
by Alan Cohen
We have all given our power away to something -- many things -- and our lives have sucked for it. We have bestowed…
Why Long Term Separation From Parents Harms Kids
How Long Term Separation From Parents Harms Kids
by David Rosenberg
As a society, we often wax eloquent about how important it is to nurture, support and protect our children. The sad…
How Stress Is Bad For Your Body
How Stress Is Bad For Your Body
by Adam Moeser
Stress affects most of us to one degree or another, and that even includes animals. Pigs, whose GI tracts are extremely…
4 Myths About The Homeless
4 Myths About The Homeless
by Karen A Snedker and Jennifer McKinney
An increasing number of people are sleeping outside in tents, doorways, and under bridges. In the United States,…
The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism
The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism
by Peter Ghosh
Max Weber’s famous text The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism (1905) is surely one of the most…
Notice Your Anger: It Is A Path to Awareness
Notice Your Anger: It Is A Path to Awareness
by Ezra Bayda
If we could see our angry emotional reactions clearly, it would become obvious that they deplete us and narrow our…
What Is Your Dog Really Thinking?
What Is Your Dog Really Thinking?
by Chelsea Fiske and Brandon Swanson
MRI brain scans might soon provide the answer Psychologists and philosopher
When Does Hungry Become Hangry?
When Does Hungry Become Hangry?
by Jennifer MacCormack
You’re ready to blow your top – but how much is due to your internal hunger and how much to external annoyances?
How the EPA's New Mission Is To Protect Industry Not People
How the EPA's New Mission Is To Protect Industry Not People
by Chris Sellers; Lindsey Dillon, and Phil Brown
How can you tell whether an agency has been captured?
Why That Clean Swimming Pool Smell Is Actually Bad For Your Health
Why That Clean Swimming Pool Smell Is Actually Bad For Your Health
by Simon Cotton and Laura Finney
It’s recently been reported that scientists have managed to create a test to measure how much urine is in a swimming…
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